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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)-AFRICAN AMERICANS

A brain Injury can result from a blow or jolt to the head caused by a fall, a motor vehicle accident,
a sports injury, or an assault. A brain injury can also occur from a health problem like a tumor or a stroke.

Have you ever had a brain injury that limited you in any way for more than a week in any activities?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,844 399 4.5 3.8- 5.3 8,445 95.5 94.7-96.2
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,368 53 5.5 3.6- 8.3 1,315 94.5 91.7-96.4
GENDER
Male 337 22 9.5 5.4-16.2 315 90.5 83.8-94.6
Female 1,031 31 2.9 1.7- 5.1 1,000 97.1 94.9-98.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,349 53 5.6 3.7- 8.5 1,296 94.4 91.5-96.3
AGE
18-34 216 *** *** *** 207 94.1 88.3-97.1
35-44 192 *** *** *** 187 97.3 91.7-99.2
45-54 280 16 9.2 3.7-21.3 264 90.8 78.7-96.3
55-64 297 16 6.2 3.4-11.0 281 93.8 89.0-96.6
65-74 206 *** *** *** 202 97.1 88.7-99.3
75+ 156 *** *** *** 154 99.8 99.1-99.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 238 13 5.3 2.2-12.1 225 94.7 87.9-97.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 468 18 8.8 4.7-15.7 450 91.2 84.3-95.3
Some Post-H.S. 324 14 3.3 1.4- 7.5 310 96.7 92.5-98.6
College Graduate 335 *** *** *** 327 98.0 95.3-99.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 288 21 10.1 5.5-17.8 267 89.9 82.2-94.5
$15,000- 24,999 316 *** *** *** 306 93.0 83.1-97.3
$25,000- 34,999 156 *** *** *** 153 96.9 87.8-99.3
$35,000- 49,999 156 *** *** *** 150 96.7 90.6-98.9
$50,000- 74,999 102 *** *** *** 100 98.9 94.2-99.8
$75,000+ 137 *** *** *** 135 97.9 87.6-99.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 398 31 11.1 5.9-19.7 367 88.9 80.3-94.1
No 964 21 3.9 2.1- 6.9 943 96.1 93.1-97.9
VETERAN STATUS
Non-Veteran 1,368 53 5.5 3.6- 8.3 1,315 94.5 91.7-96.4

Back to Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).

This question was asked only of non-veterans.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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